5 Things to Pack When Flying/Traveling

Last week, I was away at the Today’s Dietitian Symposium in Austin, Texas. If you have not gone to Austin, put it on your list of places to go! I loved the atmosphere, friendly people, and scenery. Totally, different experience than living in Philly 🙂 In traveling as a Dietitian, I go a bit overboard in the food … Continue reading 5 Things to Pack When Flying/Traveling

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Southwest Quinoa Salad

Memorial day BBQs are right around the corner and it can definitely be a struggle to find healthy options out there! Consider this corn and quinoa salad a simple (yet tasty) addition to the menu! As a complete protein, quinoa contains all of our essential amino acids in addition to being a good source of … Continue reading Southwest Quinoa Salad

Chili-Lime Buddha Bowl (Vegan + GF)

Welcome back to PorrazzaNutrition! Another popular meal that has been trending all over social media and the nutrition world is the Buddha Bowl! Buddha bowls are a great way to incorporate balance with lean proteins (beans, tofu, tempeh), high-fiber grains (quinoa, brown rice), healthy fats (avocado) and vegetables (cucumbers, broccoli, etc). Buddha bowls are simple, … Continue reading Chili-Lime Buddha Bowl (Vegan + GF)

Simple Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup

Today ended up being an unexpected snow day since both my nutrition classes and client appointments were rescheduled. I didn’t think I would have to be worrying about snow in March; however, I was happy for a little time to catch-up. Since it is snowy and cold, it seemed like perfect weather for soup! The … Continue reading Simple Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup

Heart Health – Chocolate Chia Oatmeal

Welcome back to PorrazzaNutrition! February is American Heart Month! Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and it is largely preventable? According to the American Heart Association, “About 80 percent of cardiovascular diseases may be preventable with education and action.” This means that changes to your … Continue reading Heart Health – Chocolate Chia Oatmeal

Tips for Packing a Healthy Lunch

Welcome back to PorrazzaNutrition! When I first went went full-time with my practice and quit my "day" job, I got out of the habit of packing a lunch. I was mostly out seeing clients in the AM and after dinner, so I only really needed to pack snacks on-the-go. This January, I took a short-term … Continue reading Tips for Packing a Healthy Lunch

Better-For-You Lasagna Recipe (GF, Vegan)

The time has come! I finally (I hope) perfected my lasagna recipe! I don't even know the last time I had lasagna since gluten-free lasagna noodles are so hard to find! This is a simple and easy-to-freeze recipe that the whole family will enjoy! Better-For-You Lasagna Recipe (Gluten-free, Vegan) Ingredients 2 boxes Explore Cuisine Green … Continue reading Better-For-You Lasagna Recipe (GF, Vegan)

Stuffed Mushroom Caps Recipe

I have been in a huge food rut lately! Anyone else ever get to that point? I feel like all I do is cook the same meals over and over. To spruce things up in the kitchen, I made it a point to buy and cook foods that I haven't made in a while (or … Continue reading Stuffed Mushroom Caps Recipe

Lemon-Berry Muffins

Recently, I have been looking for a better-for-you muffin recipe that I could make and have as a snack when I wanted something sweet. A lot of the gluten-free, vegan baked goods are loaded with sugar and have really little fiber. I ended up combining a few of the recipes in my cookbooks with others … Continue reading Lemon-Berry Muffins

Pizza Quinoa Bites

Welcome back to PorrazzaNutrition! Today, I want to share with you a recipe I just revamped from my old cooking files. I have been trying to weed through my collection of recipes to figure out the ones I actually use and those I was just hoarding 🙂 I am challenging myself to 1 day per … Continue reading Pizza Quinoa Bites